Audio interview: Prof. Nick Lewis on The Monk (1796)

The Monk is gothic horror fiction that was written in 10 weeks by the 19 year old Matthew Gregory Lewis in 1796. From the Back Cover: Hugely influential on writers as diverse as Victor Hugo and Jane Austen, this is an important keystone of modern popular fiction that lay readers and scholars alike will find intriguing. Listen here for an interview with Professor Nick Groom … Continue reading Audio interview: Prof. Nick Lewis on The Monk (1796)

Interview: Roger Luckhurst on Rider Haggard & King Solomon’s Mines

Listen here for an interview with Roger Luckhurst by Oxford Academic (OUP) on H. Rider Haggard and King Solomon’s Mines. Roger was editor of the Oxford World’s Classics edition of King Solomon’s Mines. About 16 minutes long – I found it enjoyable and enlightening. About the author: Roger Luckhurst has written widely on Victorian popular fiction, science fiction and Gothic literature. He has edited Stevenson’s Strange … Continue reading Interview: Roger Luckhurst on Rider Haggard & King Solomon’s Mines